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Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Peter North and Molly Scott Cato (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The need to avoid dangerous climate change whilst meeting the needs of millions in the global north and south suggests that a new economic model is required. Social and solidarity economies have been ... More


Boston’s Emerging Food Solidarity Economy

Penn Loh and Julian Agyeman

in New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292130
eISBN:
9780520965652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292130.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

An emerging food justice movement in Boston aspires to build a food economy rooted in values of justice, sustainability, and democracy. Though not centrally coordinated, this movement encompasses ... More


The role of universities in the sustainable evolution of solidarity economies

Luiz Roberto Alves, Marco Aurelio Bernardes, Victor Gil Neto, and Waverli Maia Matarazzo-Neuberger

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines how a university can offer mindset-changing experiences to benefit local communities and students; arouse awareness to the way we work, do business and relate to each other and ... More


Introduction: new economies North and South – sharing the transition to a just and sustainable future

Peter North and Molly Scott Cato

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter sets the scene for the edited collection which follows it, recounting the findings of an international conversation on the social and solidarity economies between participants from ... More


Co-construction or prefiguration? The problem of the ‘translation’ of social and solidarity economy practices into policy

Ana Cecilia Dinerstein

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

By engaging with the recent experience of Latin American Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) movements, this chapter discusses three ideas. First, that SSE practices by social movements can be seen ... More


Solidarity economy policy dialogue in Latin America: transferring Argentine experience of social currency to Brazil

Paul I. Singer and Heloisa H. Primavera

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Rethinking the economy is at the core of transformations that intersect with every social activity: livelihoods, energy production, healthy food, protection of the environment - and of course, ... More


Towards a new economics: concepts and experiences from Latin America

José Luis Coraggio

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter the Social and Solidarity Economy is presented both as an alternative theory and a counterhegemonic program of political action that challenges the tenets of the market economy of ... More


The social and solidarity economy in Argentina and the UK: convergence from opposite directions

Molly Scott Cato and Paola Raffaelli

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the commonalities and differences in the history of the development of the social and solidarity economy in the UK and Argentina. It examines how the need for social security ... More


Conclusion: lessons learned and tensions exposed

Peter North and Molly Scott Cato

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This concluding chapter draws together lessons learned from the encounters between social economy activists and academics from Latin America and Europe which were brought together in this collection. ... More


Introduction

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The introduction outlines the challenges and opportunities of humanity’s increasingly urban future, setting out a case for sharing cities as a response to those challenges. It defines the ‘sharing ... More


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